[Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5, Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) has been fully integrated into the .NET Framework. The version of WIF addressed by this topic, WIF 3.5, is deprecated and should only be used when developing against the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the .NET Framework 4. For more information about WIF in the .NET Framework 4.5, also known as WIF 4.5, see the Windows Identity Foundation documentation in the .NET Framework 4.5 Development Guide.]
Specifies the context of the authorization event.
Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Claims Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)
The AuthorizationContext class represents the authorization context that is used by a claims authorization manager to determine whether a principal (subject) should be authorized to perform a specified action on a specified resource. Claims authorization managers derive from the ClaimsAuthorizationManager base class and the authorization context is passed to the CheckAccess method.